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Many of us, I'm sure, at one point or another in time have lived a life very similar to that of Heller's main character, Bob Slocum.
It's written in the style of a first-person narrative, and this is one of the few books where you truly get into the head of the main character.
In the same vein as the prose written in "Catch-22", Joseph Heller proves to be a great writer in his work outside of his most known classic.
Not much. Which is the point. It's a good book, but people I know who've read it complain about the flatness of affect here. Again, that's the point. Read morePublished 21 days ago by W. K. Gray
I love this novel. It's an intelligent, suspenseful, look at the nature of obsession. The characters are very well developed and believable. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Teresa Melnick
I love to enter the mind of a person who claims to be sane but clearly has some loose screws. Great book.Published 2 months ago by Shannon Dianne
I always like to read reviews of books I intend to read; so I was initially confused because I seemed to be reading reviews about two different stories, indeed I was. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Giselle Ahlfeld
I read this book after seeing the movie. I almost always like books better and that was true in this case as well. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Debbie Garvin
I reviewed it on my blog as well. A bit too long and repetitive, but otherwise very strong. I liked this much more than Catch 22, hands down.Published 4 months ago by Charlie Stella
This was a fun, funny book, one I completely adored. The phrase that comes to mind is that everything was done "just right". Read morePublished 5 months ago by ReasonableGoatPerson
Wow. I just finished reading this book and, well, wow.
To be honest, I loved the movie. I only read the book because I enjoyed the movie so much. Read more
A satire of the depressing idiocies of contemporary education and educators and a chilling, beautifully observed example of the unreliable narrator. Read morePublished 6 months ago by E. Wilkinson